Accommodation for school trips: 7 tips for youth hostels in Berlin

Are you planning a class trip to Berlin and looking for suitable accommodation for your students? In this article, you'll find an overview of seven youth hostels in Berlin that are ideal for school trips. Find out what facilities and leisure options each hostel has to offer.

1. Berlin-International Youth Hostel

The Berlin-International Youth Hostel is centrally located in a green oasis, just 600 meters from Berlin's Tiergarten and 15 minutes from the Brandenburg Gate. Important sights such as Checkpoint Charlie or KaDeWe can be reached directly by bus.

The rooms have bunk beds and shared bathrooms in the corridor. Higher quality dormitories include a private bathroom. For relaxation, there is a lounge with billiard and table football, a sunbathing area with barbecue facilities, a TV room and meeting rooms. A special highlight is bike rental, which is ideal for exploring Berlin. A rich breakfast buffet awaits you every morning, and snacks and pizza are available around the clock.

Berlin-International Youth Hostel - Rooms

2nd CVJM Youth Hostel Berlin

The CVJM Jugendgästehaus Berlin is centrally located in Charlottenburg, just a 2-minute walk from the Nollendorfplatz underground station and just over 2 km from Potsdamer Platz. The rooms are furnished with bunk beds, closets, desks and private bathrooms. Free WiFi and bed linen are included.

Common areas include a lounge with a fireplace, a TV area, and a roof terrace with views over the city. The free breakfast buffet is another plus that makes this hostel particularly attractive.

Youth hostel of the YMCA Berlin

3rd Youth Hostel Central Station

Just a few minutes' walk from Berlin Central Station, Jugendgästehaus Hauptbahnhof is located in close proximity to the government district and the Spree. There are single, double and multi-bed rooms with private bathrooms for single and double rooms, while multi-bed rooms use shared bathrooms.

Facilities include a recreation room with toy rentals, a lobby with computers and free WiFi, and a sun terrace. A breakfast buffet is available at an additional cost. Another advantage is the 24-hour service and that a youth hostel pass is not mandatory here.

Jugendgästehaus Berlin Hauptbahnhof - Rooms

4th Berlin Ostkreuz Youth Hostel

The Berlin Ostkreuz Youth Hostel is located in the family-friendly district of Lichtenberg and is very well-connected to public transport. It can accommodate over 400 guests in various room types, including 21 barrier-free rooms. All rooms are accessible via a lift.

There is a bistro, lounges and seminar rooms with a large auditorium. A theatre on the site offers educational theatre programs at discounted admission prices. The hostel places particular emphasis on educational programs.

Youth Hostel Berlin Ostkreuz - Rooms

5th St. Michaels-Heim Youth Hostel

Quietly located in a park on Lake Hertha in the Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district, Jugendgästehaus St.-Michaels-Heim offers simple multi-bed rooms and private rooms with shared bathrooms. WiFi is available for a fee.

The cosy restaurant with outdoor seating and conference rooms makes this hostel ideal for relaxing evenings after a day in the city. A breakfast buffet is available for a fee.

Jugendgästehaus St.-Michaels-Heim - Room

6th Youth Hostel Berlin - Am Wannsee

The Youth Hostel am Großen Wannsee is an 8-minute walk from the Nikolassee S-Bahn station. The rooms offer wardrobes, free WiFi and shared bathrooms. Private rooms with en suite bathrooms are also available.

Facilities include a bar, a café, a shared lounge, conference rooms and a garden with a terrace. The breakfast buffet is included in the price. The surrounding area offers numerous activities, including cycling and hiking.

Youth Hostel Berlin - Am Wannsee - Rooms

7th Waldhotel am See Berlin-Schmöckwitz

A little further from the city center, the Waldhotel am See Berlin-Schmöckwitz is quietly and idyllically situated right on Lake Zeuthen. The youth hostel offers rooms with private bathrooms and forest or lake views. Towels are available at an additional cost.

There is a restaurant with a terrace overlooking the lake, conference rooms, and volleyball and basketball courts. The beautiful location is ideal for hiking and cycling tours. Rowing boats can also be rented.

Waldhotel am See Berlin-Schmöckwitz

Conclusion: An unforgettable school trip with SchoolRallye

In addition to exciting youth hostels, Berlin also offers unique activities such as SchoolRallye. During the puzzle tour “Escape & espionage at the Berlin Wall” Students solve tricky puzzles and learn in a playful way what life was like in the GDR. This interactive experience combines education with fun and makes your class trip an unforgettable experience.

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